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Performing SQL Commands in MariaDB

Understanding databases is an essential skill for information security professionals. In this hands-on lab, you will learn about relational databases and how to perform SQL statements.

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Clock icon Intermediate
Clock icon 30m
Clock icon Jun 17, 2022

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Create a Student Record

    Create a student record for yourself, and assign yourself a 3.7 grade point average (GPA).

    Get started by using the command:

    sudo mysql

    Start MariaDB and access the database using the command:

    use school;

    Hint: Use the following command to see all the tables in the database:

    show tables;

    Hint: Use the following command to see all the columns in a table:

    desc <table>;
  2. Challenge

    Identify Available Courses

    Investigate the courses table, and find out which courses are available at the school.

  3. Challenge

    Find a Teacher's Salary

    Find the salary amounts for the teachers of courses cs101 and cs201 using the WHERE and OR SQL statements.

  4. Challenge

    Create a Teacher Record

    Create a teacher record for a teacher named tom pine, who is paid a salary of 35000.

  5. Challenge

    Update cs201

    Assign tom pine as the teacher of cs201, using the UPDATE statement, and then add yourself to the course.

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